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MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
. that's just one of the reasons that president obama sat down yesterday with police chiefs and law enforcement officials from big cities, like chicago, and others that have been impacted by gun violence. joining me now is chief john edwards of the oak creek police department in wisconsin. he attended that meeting yesterday in august. oak creek suffered a horrific shooting at a sikh temple, which left seven people dead, including the shooter. chief, it's good to have you here. and take us inside the meeting. what did the president tell you and what were you able to tell the president? >> the president wanted us to be very candid and asked us in law enforcement and those who deal with these things on the street what really would help, what we thought, and really wanted us to be honest about some of the things that we were thinking about. and i was able to tell you, one of the things about this whole issue is, you hear it leads with gun debate, gun control, gun battles. and that's really not what this is about. and i think once that starts, you divide a lot of people, you put somebody
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am EST
have this, another member of the obama administration stepping down to report. transportation secretary ray lahood announcing this morning that he would not be staying for the second term. now, the president said lahood made travel safer throughout the country. in an e-mail to d.o.t. employees, lahood wrote, "i've told president obama and i've told many of you that this is the best job i've ever had. i'm grateful to have the opportunity to work with all of you." >> for nearly two years, the assad regime has waged a brutal war against the syrian people, murdering innocent men, women, and children in their homes and bread lines and at universities. i've approved an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for people in syria and refugees fleeing the violence. >> president obama announcing more humanitarian aid to the war-torn country of syria. more than 60,000 people have been killed and more than 700,000 have escaped to nearby countries since march of 2011. >>> and now here's a look at some of the other stories topping the news now for you. in egypt, the public prosecutor is urging se
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 2:30am PST
, president obama sat down for interviews with spanish language networks saying he hopes to have reform laws in place by the end of the year. >> really, the issue here is not so much technical as it is political. it's a matter of republicans and democrats coming together and finding a meeting of the minds and then making the case. and, you know, i'm hopeful that this can get done and i don't think that it should take many, many months. i think is something that we should be able to get done certainly this year and i'd like to see if we can get it done sooner in the first half of the year if possible. >> the president's proposals follow recommendations from a bipartisan group of eight senators. nar favor of a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers in the country. but only after strengthening the nation's borders. he said his administration has been working hard on border security. >> i make no apologies for us enforcing the law as well as the work that we've done to strengthen border security. as a consequence, we've actually seen an 80% drop in illegal crossings and what we'
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
for 7.8% for third month in a row. what does it mean that president obama shut down the jobs council? here is white house correspondent wendell goler. >> more than a year after the last meeting with the group, president obama is not renewing the charter for jobs council. unemployment rate fell more than percentage point since the council's first meeting two years ago. 7.8%, no one in the white house says it's fallen far enough. officials defend the council's work and obama's interaction with it. >> job council provides a series of ideas. many of which the president did not require a formal meeting for those ideas to be generated. >> from the start, critics believe the counsel was intended to create appearance of action in face of soaring unemployment. only met four times. they criticized the council and criticized mr. obama for not meeting with it. >> one thing the president could have done instead of waste something much time blaming others would have been to convey job -- convene the jobs council created amid so's much fanfare. >> john boehner's press secretary said the president "
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
it in some manner? >> very excited. i was there in person. when obama laid down that daunt let i was very excited. >> do we understand how deep the issue of inequality is in this country? is this one we try to understand? >> people understand it for personal and work reasons. i have been traveling a lot. when you see poverty from suburbs to washington state people get it. we is see poverty in the suburbs. the confusion comes in when the solutions are talked about. you don't have to tell anyone about poverty. it is no longer them, those people in the ghetto. it is our cousins, aunts, uncles. i think people get it. >> you say it comes in when the solutions are talked about. what do you mean? >> right. a lot of conservatives running around saying the reason we are poor is the government spends too much on unworthy people, we have a growing debt that is going to crush us and confuse the idea of a personal household debt with a federal debt. i don't think we have to lecture anyone in the country that poverty exists. >> how offensive is it when you hear that no matter where you are from, where
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm PST
with this, the reckoning. put up or shut up, d day. president obama through down the gauntlet. he demanded congress pass a potent immigration reform bill, one that fiks the problem of decades, deals with the 12 million people here illegally, stops the illegal hiring and exploitation of worgers. so the challenge is out there right now right there in tonight's news packed and ready for tomorrow's newspapers. will it explode into action, light a firecracker under the republicans? will it detonate an avalanche of action driving teeth into the reform, ending the perennial talk that's led to nothing or to the old bogus reforms of the past. will the politicians get real or play more games of ethnic fear, economic exploitation and wedge politics? was today the end of all that? that could be possible? let's take a hard look with chuck todd. you heard all my questions. i'm holder than you, i have been through simpson mazoly. we were -- >> i love it's getting a come back. >> we've passed bills that said it's got teeth and it's got amnesty for people who have been here to while. is this going to work
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
obama sits down with jose diaz bullart. >> i don't think that it should take many, many months. i think this is something that we should be able to get done certainly this year, and i would like to see if we can get it done sooner. >> in newtown parents of the young victims demand stricter gun laws. >> i remember looking at him in his casket and holing his hands. no parent should hold this memory of their child. >> the liberty of any person to own a military style assault weapon and a high capacity magazine and keep them in their home is second to the right of my son to his life. >> bidding farewell. john kerry's emotional good-bye to the senate. >> standing here at this desk that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president kennedy and to ted kennedy, i can't help but be reminded that even our nation's greatest leaders and all the rest of us are merely temporary workers. >> plus, my interview with former vice president al gore. >> from the real threat about climate change to the controversial sale of his fledgling cable network to al jazeera. >> isn't there something i
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am EST
shot and killed a 15-year-old honor student who performed during president obama's inauguration parade. she was gunned down in a park just blocks from her school in chicago. the teenager was part of the chicago drill team which marched in the inaugural parade. the girl's godfather said she had dreams of becoming a doctor or a lawyer. police say there's no indication she was the intended target of this shooting. they say someone just opened fire on a group of students who just had gotten out of school. >> tears in this family and the pain etched in their face is unacceptable to everybody in chicago. this is sandy hook. >> shooting happened a few blocks from the teenager's school kaine college prep. >>> hundreds of residents in newtown, connecticut, took part in a public hearing last night. it's part of a push to call for increased gun control legislation in the state. >> a bipartisan group from the state's legislature is considering policy changes after the shooting at an elementary school which left 26 people, including 20 first graders dead. randall pinkston has more from newtown. >>
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
has sat down with president obama nearly a dozen times since 2008 and most recent aired sunday when he was also joined by the outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. athlete started and shared laughs and they did it often during the whole interview. during the aftermath of that experience. croft was asked a question. how does he keep get go access to the president. don't ask obama any, none, no tough questions. >> i think it's a question of fairness. we have not -- i think he knows we're to the going to play gotcha with him and not going make him look stupid and let him answer the questions. >> sean: steve croft gives away his secrets. no gotcha questions is off-limits. let's take a look at some of the greatest hits. >> are you same person you were a year ago? i see you in the morning you look, i know you are getting three or four hours sleep. >> i have been working out every morning. >> played basketball? >> played basketball. >> played basketball on super tuesday. >> have you even tried bowling. >> my question, i have to defend my bowling honor here. >> why you? why do you think
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
programs. >> sean: she is lying just like obama lied about the republicans? >> lying? >> sean: just about not caring for kids with autism and down's syndrome. >> what it reminded me of the granny over the cliff. demonize the opposition and walk away from a spirited debate. we need a debate not the did he monization of the opposition. she is flat out wrong. discretionary spending out of control. we spent trillion dollars in the year 2011 and set to grow by 80% over the next ten years. that is spending discretionary spending, healthcare, that is out of control. >> that is what i don't understand why they didn't want to move forward to get something done on entitlement reform on the non-discretionary side. >> sean: you seem offended. i am tired of republicans getting lied about as if they don't care about sick people or old people or anything else. it's one big propaganda campaign. >> they want you to get riled about it. let's see, there is 10.8% unemployment rate in the city that you gave a speech. can we talk about that? >> sean: i agree with that part. >> i'm tired of being toiled i'm a r
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
of state? president obama thinks the first option is what people think. >> i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretaries of states we've had. >> not everyone agrees. a former official tells the los angeles times, it's tough to see what has happened in world politics over the last four years that wouldn't have happened without her, so it's hard to see how she gets into the category of truly great, transformational secretaries. and all of the pete who were critical spoke as unnamed former officials. people who were complementary were willing to go by name. peter brooks, assistant secretary of defense in the bush administration, ann marie slaughter worked for secretary clinton. great to have both of you. peter, what do you think? we saw this article today in the "los angeles times." i have not seen many articles questioning at all the tenure of secretary clinton. this was the first. >> i'm not a diplomatic historian, but i think some of the fawning has been over the top. we saw this at her hearing over benghazi. we saw this, you know, i think, when she also introduced john
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
, but once again, i think this comes down to president obama's policy. remember, she's the secretary of state. she implements the president's agenda, and i think a lot of the problems out there, i think, were president obama's vision. i think i may be wrong here, but i think secretary clinton would have done things a little different on some of these situations such as iran. in fact, i think she's more to the right on iran than president obama is. >> interesting point of view. this has been very much how he sees things, anne marie. a question, though, for you, about her popularity. that to me is what seems to be the most amazing thing. how has she achieved that to be so popular? i ask you that because you know her and you worked for her. early on in her campaign, people saw her at shrill and over the top, and now she's the beloved lady. >> i think that people see what she said in the campaign is that she gets up every single morning and figures out how she can work her absolute hardest to advance the american people and frankly people all over to the world. people have seen it day in, day out
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
are covering the interview that has everybody talking. president obama's joint sit-down with outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. was it his official nod for her potential 2016 run? >> there's no political tea leaves to be read here? >> we don't have any tea. we've got some water here, the best i can tell. but, you know, this has been just the most extraordinary honor. >> is this payback for, let's say, bill clinton? doing such a great job for the obama campaign? >> it would have covered up the awkward fact that they're setting her up for, you know, a presidential run if they broke some news. >> i love joe biden. i think he's earned a shot at it. but if hillary clinton wants to run how do you stand in the way of history? >> joining me now is msnbc and nbc latino contributor, victoria soto. fellow at the university of texas. great to have you here in person. let's jump in to explain to everybody the bipartisan framework. there are eight different sections. let's go over the first four. contingent on securing border and combatting visa oversay, increase surveillance equipment and agents a
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am PST
and their families down later this week. that is your 5@5:00. >>> president obama's job council may expire. >> the president's council on jobs and competitiveness have met twice in the white house once in durham north carolina and once in pittsburgh. they haven't met since january 17th of last year. since the same executive alreor that created the council has language in it that terminates the council today that council will go away unless the president reaut rides it. jay carney said yesterday even though the economy shrank in the 4th quarter it is still showing signs of life. oo there was positive economic growth in 2012 and 2011 and, you know, we continue to believe as outside forecasters believe that unless actions by those in washington take us in a different direction we will see positive economic growth and job creation this year. >> kevin brady sees things a little differently. he says this is a quote, this president's recovery ranked near the bottom in mainstream job creation. we are 3 million jobs below the prerecession peak of january 2008 and 4.3 short of an economic recovery.
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>steve: last night barack obama sat down with hillary rodham clinton whose official last day as secretary of state is this friday. why exactly did they sit down? the interview was awkward. they were giddy saying goodbye. and right at the top steve kroft said they only gave us 30 minutes which means there's not going to be real news, which there wasn't. >>brian: i think for some reason they didn't dig into anything at all. i would like to know did she pass out and hit her head? was she pushed? how did she hit her head and get a concussion? >>steve: several ways. she said -- quote -- "i still have lingering effects from falling on my head." >>brian: there was no follow-up. >>steve: you're right. >>gretchen: she was injured. she had a concussion. >>steve: that is one of the questions i have. how did you fall on your head? >>gretchen: she passed out i think is the story. to me, 30 minutes is plenty of time -- well, plenty of time to make news in 30 minutes. for me, this was more, the first thing that came to my mind when i saw the two of them together is barack obama is going to endorse hilla
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
go-to interview forum. "60 minutes" sitting down with steve kroft. president obama has preferred going and sitting down to steve kroft "60 minutes" more than any other television format interview person out there. steve kroft has got the interviews. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> are you winding up? >> well, let me just say, the irony here is that "60 minutes," which i think is a quality show, it's put some good stuff on. clearly withheld the news from an interview with president obama back in september that turned out to be push for innovation no a presidential debate and i think had a bearing on this election. basically they interviewed president obama on september 129, the day after the benghazi attacks and the president said and i think i'm quoting it's too early to tell whether or not this is terror related. this became a real issue in the campaign, when the president retroactively said no i always described it as a terror attack. "60 minutes" had that footage and they did not air it at the time. they did not air it when the debate broke out when the president this a terror attack
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 2:00pm PST
the mail online scoop about alleged obama library parking lot, stand down. the report is false. shocking, i know. still, fox news used -- actually asked viewers to weigh in this morning. >> what do you think about this story? should that happen or should it become a landmark? >> or should the president say if i have to steam roll ronald reagan's house to build a library, you shouldn't have a line braer. >> there's fox and then fox in the morning. the university shot down the rumor and it hasn't even been confirmed that the presidential library will even be at the university of chicago. the university of hawaii remains a contender. >>> yesterday we found that massachusetts governor duvall patrick had chosen -- barney frank reacted after announcing he was publicly interested. here is what he told the hill. if i wanted to talk about feelings, i would would have called oprah. barney, that's exactly why we love you. >>> up next, republicans are still talking about like half the country is a bunch of takers. maybe they didn't learn the lessons of the 2012 election, the 27% stuff. more of that com
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
of it is sending jobs to china. it gets to be rather embarrassing. mr. obama may be a wonderful man. i don't know. i've never met him personally. but he doesn't understand the first thing of economics. he is going to go down in history as the worst economics president we have ever had. the people around him have given him bad information. can you imagine what paul krueger must be saying "the new york times"? spend another 2 trillion and spend our way out of this. >> never been able to do this. stay on the jobs council for a bit. they actually came up with some decent ideas. trying to figure out ways to promote more travel to america, trying to figure out ways to create economic activity in america. not a bad idea. not a bad group. why bother disbanding it? was it taking up to much of his time? >> could have messed up his golf schedule. he did the same thing with bowls -- bowl simpson. they bring up great recommendations and he says we'll talk about it later. i have more important things. so they love to have meet examination discuss the issues and corporate america did -- you're right -- came up
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm EST
to pay for it. and the whole objective of obama care was to drive the healthcare costs down. right? if you look at the insurance companies throughout the country, they're raising their premiums by double digits, and the people who are suffering are small businesses. they're the people who don't have the employer provided insurance. they're the ones who of hearing to pay these double digit premium increases. it's absurd. >> you know who is going to be stuck with the still in you, right there. your generation. mostly your generation. >> yeah. exactly. we're the ones who are going to have to foot the bill for all of this. >> how does that make you feel? >> makes me feel awful. no one cares about us. everyone just wants free stuff and no one wants to pay for it. >> michelle, we're going to leave it there. thanks for joining us again. good to see you. >>> how would you like to good online and check your coworker's salary? what if they could check yours. more companies posting them, but is it legal? >> he doesn't have a super bowl ring but has had a love child. did one of the nfl's great
FOX Business
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm EST
jobs report for tomorrow. despite the continued struggles with unemployment president obama's job counselors shutting down. the council's authority runs out today and the white house says it is not renewing it. instead the administration will focus on new ways to engage with the business community and create jobs and that is the latest from fox business giving you the power to prosper. tracy: eight carmakers will the rear tires and miserable but one brand maybe far more visible then arrest. dennis kneale covers that story now. more skin in this one. dennis: the and even started yet but there's already a clear winner. mercedes-benz. mercedes as two ads running in the super bowl and both of them feature the sports illustrated cover model kateton, one number involves a comely kate in a car wash and british consumer groups have protested about the objective occasion of a woman makes her living wearing short shorts and a bikini. that ad kind of hearkens back to the paris hilton at 4 carl jr.'s burgers some years ago so as you see paris was even more risk a and the mercedes ads are only
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
at least 200 additional. a federal appeals court struck down president obama's recess appointment of 3 commissioners to the national relations board. one senator is publicly calling the federal commissioners to resign and the rulings they made to be invalidated. a republican from nebraska is here now. senator, thank you for your time today. >> thank you. good to be with you. >> what do you make of this ruling, basically saying, the three folks that the president appointmented to the board, it was unconstitutional, they were no good? >> it's the right ruling. the court of appeals looked at what the president did and said, look, youacked unconstitutionally. you can't declare when congress is going to be in recess, which is exactly what president obama tried to do. so they said, not only are the members unconstitutionally, but the action that they took is also illegal and unconstitutional. and they voided that. so the presidentee got a mess on his hands. these members who are still up there, there are two still up there, in my judgment, need to step down and step down now. >> are you call
CBS
Jan 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
, mr. president, this was your idea. why did you want to do this together, a joint interview? >> obama: well, the main thing is, i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you, because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we've had. it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. i'm going to miss her. i wish she was sticking around. but she has logged in so many miles, i can't begrudge her wanting to take it easy for a little bit. but i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of the successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> kroft: there's no political tea leaves to be read here? >> clinton: we don't have any tea. we've got some water here is the best i can tell. but, you know, this has been just the most extraordinary honor. and, yes, i mean, a few years ago it would have seen seen as improbable, because we had that very long, hard primary campaign. but, you know, i've gone around the world on behalf of the presid
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 2:35am EST
week, chicago teenager, was in washington for president obama's inauguration. she was gunned down in a park just a few blocks from her school. the apparent innocent victim of a gang war. president obama made gun control a priority for his second term, pushing lawmakers to pass legislation that will limit number of round in a magazine clip, renew a ban on so-called assault weapons and require universal background checks for gun purchases. the nra says it is no longer on board with that because it just won't work. >> you are never going to get criminals to go through universal background checks. >> reporter: republicans and even some rural state democrats agree. that is a big challenge for president obama. rob, sunny, become to you. >> all right, thank you, karen. the world's biggest retailer made a decision about ammunition sales. wal-mart customers may buy only three boxes of ammo a day. because of limited supplies these days. with demand up for bullets. wal-mart says it is striking a balance between serving hunters and sportmen and selling firearms responsibly. >>> in newtown, an
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
's relationship with president obama, as she gets ready to step down as secretary of state. >>> and new york city apartments get even tinier. could you live in a space smaller than some hotel rooms? i'm wolfe blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> some top republicans aren't mincing words about the parties' problems during their winter meeting in north carolina right now. one gop star is going so far to suggest that the party has been stupid. i asked the newly re-elected rnc chair about that and more. joining us now, the chair of the republican national committee. thank you for coming in. congratulations on getting re-elected. how do you feel about that? >> well, i feel great about it. but with a great opportunity, i think that comes incredible responsibility. >> i listened to bobby jindal, the louisiana governor, a republican, maybe someday a presidential candidate. he is mincing no words in criticizing the republican party. listen to this. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. time for a new republican party that talks like adults, to articulate our plans and our visio
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
down here in washington. a lovely sight for those of us who like snow. i do. president obama begins the push for immigration reform in las vegas next week. lisa sylvester is monitoring that. the other top stories in "the situation room," what's the latest, lisa? >> aids to the president said they will sketch out his plans and improving border security in cracking down on employers who hire undocumented workers. the most controversial part of the plan is creating a passion way to citizenship for illegal immigrants. he is expected to get more specifics in the state of the union address. a cia officer will spend 30 months in proven for revealing the identity of an agent. his own attorney admitted he was thoughtless in leaking the administration. that was betraying a solemn trust. mitt romney is in washington for the first time since last month's lunch. he and his wife are expected to attend the dinner by power brokers and business elite. president obama was at the dinner in 2009 and last year, but not clear if the president will be there tomorrow. he will receive the ipod award on may
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
conduct. the obama administration, like the bush administration, stomped down these lawsuits and day won. they got most of these lawsuits dismissed. it was a massacre. some of these losses were getting to a point where we could have had a fantastic ruling. the courts would finally acknowledge standing and say you cannot violate the privacy of citizens and president obama and his administration blocked it. we have seen that throughout the four years of the obama administration. there's a disconnect between what obama says publicly and what he actually does in court. gay-rights is a good example. at thesident's inauguration is not the present we see in court. for the early part of his term, he was in court fighting to protect oma and don't ask, don't tell, . he still has not been willing to support that view so there is a disconnect. public-interest litigator is like myself, this is an extremely hostile administration. there is no change between this administration and bush. this administration has been more successful in that sense. host: let's go to louisville, kentucky, independent line
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